It is clear that no legitimate objective is advanced by excluding domestic workers from COIDA. If anything, their exclusion has a significant stigmatising effect which entrenches patterns of disadvantage based on race, sex and gender…. In considering those who are most vulnerable or most in need, a court should take cognisance of those who fall at the intersection of compounded vulnerabilities due to intersecting oppression based on race, sex, gender, class and other grounds. To allow this form of state-sanctioned inequity goes against the values of our newly constituted society namely human dignity, the achievement of equality and ubuntu. To exclude this category of individuals from the social security scheme established by COIDA is manifestly unreasonable.
If you are an experienced, qualified and highly motivated person, then we invite you to apply for this three-year contract position as Director of the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa (CCLA). As the successful candidate, you will be required to set up and manage the Centre and, importantly, to seek funding to ensure the Centre’s sustainability. You will also assist the Chair: Comparative Law in Africa (to be appointed) to implement the vision and mission of the CCLA.
Activities and Responsibilities:
The following will be advantageous:
The annual remuneration package, including benefits for 2011 is in the range: R462 657 – R544 316.
To apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form to Ms Edith Graham, Staff Recruitment and Selection, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7700.
Reference number for this position: SR111/11 Closing date for applications: 27 May 2011
An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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